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Lyell

Sir Charles. 1797--1875, Scottish geologist. In Principles of Geology (1830--33) he advanced the theory of uniformitarianism, refuting the doctrine of catastrophism
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Lyell here relies on and recreates a striking picture of a ruined ecclesiastical institution verging on collapse, whose foundation has eroded and whose "unshaken" strength and immovability is, ironically, its tragic flaw, a blinding and ultimately damning inflexibility.
Lottie Lyell was born at 7 Therry Street, Balmain, on the 23 of February 1890.
Forfar Athletic, known as The Loons, received PS5000 from football-loving Lyell, who owned shares worth PS42,000 in Everton, which he left to an accountant friend.
A building heritage trail quiz for children and families will also take place in the Museum, the ICE Scotland Museum in the William Arrol Building and the Lyell Centre.
Uno de los principales axiomas de la nueva manera de entender las fuerzas geologicas propuesta por Lyell sostiene que esas mismas fuerzas son las que siguen actuando ahora.
Realtor Chandler Lyell, of Gustave White Realty, represented the sellers.
With Bennetto freed, Klein now wants The Lyell Centre's help to find the real killer, but everybody - Nikki included - soon has good reason to wonder whether they've released a guilty man.
IN August 1872, A 34-YEAR-OLD John Muir climbed the snow and ice of Mount Lyell and Mount Maclure into the highest reaches of what is today Yosemite National Park.
The key players in Tennyson's thinking here are the geologist Charles Lyell and the prominent polymath and philosopher of science William Whewell.
Darwin was to pass the essay on to geologist Charles Lyell, but a conspiracy theory emerged in the 1970s that Darwin lied about the date of receipt and kept the essay for two weeks in order to revise his own ideas.
Martin, who has worked with the firm for over a year as a divisional director, succeeds Alec Lyell, who is retiring after 18 years.